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2014-08-06 20:23:08

-Funding Will Accelerate Company's Cross Platform Growth, Original Programming and Development of Network Talent- CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALL DEF DIGITAL, INC. (ADD) announced today it has closed $5M in Series A financing led by the influential new media venture capital firm Greycroft Partners, with participation from Advancit Capital, Nu Horizons Investments and e.ventures. The announcement was jointly made by ADD co-founder Russell Simmons and Greycroft's...

2014-07-16 12:24:23

Andre Harrell revealed initial slate of panelists from music industry: L.A. Reid, Julie Greenwald, Guy Oseary, Rodney Jerkins, Dallas Austin, Jon Platt, Jody Gerson and Rob Stone NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs joined his long-time mentor and newly appointed REVOLT Vice Chairman Andre Harrell, to announce that Russell Simmons will deliver one of several keynotes speeches at the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference slated for October in Miami. The...

2014-04-22 16:28:40

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LOS ANGELES/ATLANTA?Mega film, television and music star, T.I. joins media, music, fashion & entertainment mogul and philanthropist, Russell Simmons in a creative partnership with greenROKS, a youth oriented entertainment company. greenROKS is a multi-media platform fusing music, story-telling and technology while developing a brave new world of cool content that drives today's youth to be more conscious of relevant topics in the...

2014-04-07 08:25:38

Russell Simmons and Rosario Dawson Lead Judges in Contest SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Speaks today announced a new youth hip hop and spoken word contest and radio special called "Raise Up." This nationwide contest is designed to use the power of spoken word and hip hop, as well as the reach of public media to foster a discussion among a diverse group of young people about their education and future aspirations. The contest will run from April 7...

2014-03-14 23:23:37

In conjunction with the recent Blossom Ball, the Endometriosis Foundation of America will be hosting an online charity auction. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In support of the Endometriosis Foundation of America’s (EFA) Sixth Annual Blossom Ball, and Endometriosis Awareness Month (March), Charitybuzz, the leading destination for online charity auctions, will be hosting an online auction in conjunction with the event featuring one-of-a-kind packages including a meet and greet...

2014-03-06 23:01:19

After Party Featuring DJ Questlove, Auctioneer Nicholas Lowry New York, New York (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Top Chef’s host Padma Lakshmi joins a guest list of notable New Yorkers and celebrities, including Honorary committee members Susan Sarandon and Deborah Harry along with Fátima Ptacek (Dora the Explorer), Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin (Inez and Vindooh), Joel Schumacher, Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Lizzie O’Leary (former CNN correspondent), Maura Tierney, Russell...

2014-01-29 16:24:22

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Narrative, the New York-based marketing, technology and entertainment company co-founded last year by Russell Simmons and CEO Tricia Clarke-Stone, announced today the hiring of Omid Farhang as Chief Creative Officer effective immediately. In partnership with Clarke-Stone, Farhang will lead and manage Narrative's creative output, evolve its capabilities, and facilitate company growth. "What attracted us to Omid is his diversity of experience at...

2014-01-29 08:27:42

Rick Rubin And Russell Simmons Join Forces With Universal Music Group To Honor 30th Anniversary Year NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, the label credited with spreading rap music from an underground phenomenon to a worldwide movement, all year long along with Def Jam founders Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NY54758LOGO) Hip-hop - and its...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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